Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Inc

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Monday to Friday
9.00am to 4.00pm

Closed public holidays and weekends.

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2 Cox Street, Warracknabeal, VICTORIA 3393
Phone (03) 5396 1360 Fax (03) 5394 1103                                                                                                                                                                    
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Courses & Programs

Expressions of interest are welcomed.  Ideas for programs and courses to be developed will be considered.

We would love to hear from any trainers or tutors who may wish to share their skills with the community.

Please visit our Events Calendar page for more information on upcoming courses.

Upcoming Courses & Programs..... 


Warracknabeal Show Competition Info Session             

Have you always wanted to or haven't even thought of entering a show competition? Just didn't know what was involved or need some tips from the experts? 

Come and learn what's involved in entering an exibit into show competitions. Learn tips from some of the Show Societies wonderful volunteers who have many years of experience. Learn what to do and what not to do for your best chance at winning a prize.

Date: Wednesday Sept 25th, 2019

Time:  1pm - 2pm Speakers/Question Time. 2pm - 3pm informal pop in to ask questions.

Where: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House

Cost: Free

RSVPs encouraged


Warracknabeal Show Activities             

Flower Bomb! Paper Flower Making.

Help us 'Flower Bomb' the Young Farmers Pavillion at the Warracknabeal Show!

Date: Tuesday Sept 24th, 2019. Please RSVP.

Time:  10.30am - 11.30am

Where: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House

Cost: $5

All ages welcome

ANZAC Biscuits

ANZAC Biscuits-Plate of 4 show entry. Open Section. Come and make ANZAC biscuits and we will help you pick 4 to enter inthe Warracknabeal Show.

Date: Thursday Oct 3rd, 2019. Please RSVP by Monday Sept 30th, 2019.

Time:  2.00pm - 3.00pm

Where: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House

Cost: $5

Decorated Teddy Bear Biscuits

Primary School Cooking Competition. Come and decorate some Teddy Bear biscuits and we will help you pick 3 to entre into the Warracknabeal Show.

Date: Friday Oct 4th, 2019. Please RSVP by Wednesday Oct 2nd, 2019.

Time:  10.00am - 11.00am

Where: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House

Cost: $5

Honey Joys

Primary School Cooking Competition. Come and make a batch and we will help you pick a plate of 3 to enter in the Warracknabeal Show.

Date: Thursday Oct 3rd, 2019. Please RSVP by Wednesday Oct 2nd, 2019.

Time:  2.00pm - 3.00pm

Where: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House

Cost: $5


STEP AEROBICS/REGULAR AEROBICS/BODY WEIGHT CIRCUIT with Rikki Nitschke

It could be Step Aerobics or Regular Aerobics.
Work to your own beat and exercise to music for a great cardio workout.
Children Welcome.

Monday 5.45pm - 6.45pm

Wednesday 9.15am - 10.15am and 5.45pm - 6.45pm

Thursday 9.15am - 10.15am

Cost: $5 per session.

Children welcome, all fitness levels catered for. Enquiries contact Rikki 0438 981 347


YOGA with Susan Martin    

Come and experience the health benefits of Yoga.

For Experienced Participants

Experienced Class:

Date: Tuesday's, Block 1, 5 Weeks: July 16 - Aug 13 Block 2, 5 Weeks: Aug 20 - Sept 17

Time: Level 2 Yoga: 5.15pm - 6.30pm. Level 1 Yoga: 6.45pm - 8pm

These class is for people who have practiced yoga before.

Cost: $15 casual or $60 per 5 week block.

Please bring a thick blanket, yoga mat if you have one and water. Please fast for 2 hours before the class Disclaimer and Personal History forms required.

Payment and enrolment prior to first session please. Bookings with Neighbourhood House. 03 5396 1360


Aqua Movers             

Aqua Movers is a water aerobics class to assist in maintaining fitness. 

There is also an option to participate in swimming as an alternative to aerobics.

When: Every Monday

Time:  9:10am for 9.20am departure

Where: Horsham Aquatic Centre

Cost: $10.00 per session, includes bus transport, pickup from Neighbourhood House

Participants can also enjoy lunch together at Thipatiy Coffee Lounge at their own cost.


Mosaic Workshop

With Alison Ey

Come along and learn how to make your very own basic mosaic with this fun class. All tools, supplies and materials provided.

Date: Sunday September 15th, 2019

Time: 1.00pm - 5.00pm

Cost: $50

Bookings and payment essential by Monday Sept 9th, 2019. Minimum 6 participants for the class to run. Max 8.


Meditation and Relaxation

With John Martin

Meditation and Relaxation helps to reduce stress, depression and anxiety. Meditation can provide a healing of the human spirit and help us maintain control, balance and insight into our lives. John practices meditation everyday and brings along his many years of experience in creating a relaxed meditative state.

Date: By appointment.

Time: By appointment

Cost: $2

Bookings required. Please contact us so we can help arrange a time.


Social Media for Small Business "Let's Get Social"

Wanting to improve the way you use social media for you business or community group as part of your marketing plan? But not sure where to start, this workshop is for you! It's designed to help you be confident about the content you’re publishing online to best promote your business.

Date: Thursday, September 5, 2019

Time:  7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House

Cost: $60 or $40 Concession. Bookings and payment by Monday Sept 2, 2019


Social Media for Small Business "Shoot for Social" Photography on your iPhone

Need images for your social accounts but don't have budget for professional photography? This is the workshop for you!

What's covered? Using your phone, composition, editing and finding the best light. Participants will create a flat lay and use a lightbox to capture images.

At the end for the session, you will have photographs to use on your business or community page.

Date: Tuesday, Sept 10, 2019

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Upstairs at Warracknabeal Town Hall

Cost: $80 or $60 Concession. Bookings and payment by Thursday Sept 5, 2019


Barista Training

Two day course. Learn how to make espresso coffees, froth milk, clean machines and grind beans.

Date: Wednesday Sept 18 - Thursday Sept 19, 2019

Time: 5.00pm - 9.30pm

Cost: $50 or $25 concession

Learn Local training provided by Helen Dillon from Beulah Bic.


Responsible Service of Alcohol

Delivered by CFT

Accredited with the VCGLR and is essential for anyone working where alcohol is sold.

Date: Thursday, August 22nd 2019

Time: 5.30pm - 9.30pm

Cost: $110

Please enquire with the Centre with your contact details.


Food Safety Handler - SITXFSA001

Delivered by CFT

Food hygiene awareness is a requirement for all persons handling, preparing and storing food in workplace or volunteer positions.

Date: Friday August 16, 2019

Time: 10am-2pm

Cost: $110 payment required on enrolment.

All assessments completed in class

Please enrol by Monday August 12, 2019.

OR

Date: Thursday Sept 12th, 2019

Time: 10am-2pm

Cost: $110 payment required on enrolment.

All assessments completed in class

Please enrol by Monday Sept 9th, 2019.


Provide First Aid & CPR - HLTAID003

Training Delivered by Roger Murray

Date: Monday September 2, 2019

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm (CPR morning only)

Cost: $175 or $80 CPR only

Enrolment and payment please by Monday August 26, 2019 to confirm your place and assist with finalising numbers. There is also a work book for all full Provide First Aid participants, that needs to be picked up and completed before the course on Monday March 18.

A Unique Student Identifier is required for this course, information on how to obtain a USI can be found in the Forms tab. Photo or Medicare Card identification required with enrolment.

Please contact us and provide your name, phone number and email so an online enrolment invitation can be sent to you.


Local Learners

If you want to obtain your Learner Drivers Permit, but need some help to develop better understanding of rules, questions and test requirements?

This programme will put you on the right road and steer you towards achieving your goal. 

Cost: $60 or concession $40

Please contact the Centre to organise a time.

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Work Skills

Learn skills to assist your search for work. Includes: Resumes, Personal Presentation, Interview Skills and Budgeting.

Dates and time on appointment. Please contact the centre to organise a time.

Cost: $60 or $40 Concession

Bookings and enrolment forms to be completed before course commencement. Payment required to guarantee your place.


Basic Computers

Our course offers a range of current and practical training modules using Windows 10. Training can be tailored to meet individual or group needs, using online resources to explore a variety of topics.

Date: Thursday's August 8th - September 5th, 2019

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: $60 or $40 concession

Modern laptop computers provided. Enrolment and payment required by Monday Aug 5th, 2019


Basic Computers One-On-One

Need specific, perdonally tailored basic computer training? Please contact the centre to arrange a time to talk through your needs and book a one-on-one appropriate time.

Cost: $20 per hour

Date and time to be arranged.


Operating an Apple iPad

This short course covers the basic settings and functions for the iPad.

Cost: $20 per hour

Please contact the Centre to register your interest and organise a date and time.


Budgeting Basics

Where does your money go? Do you have any savings? Our short Budgeting Basics program will give you the knowledge to effectively manage you day-to-day finances.

Date: Thursday's Aug 22nd - Sept 5th, 2019

Time: 1pm - 3pm

Cost: $60 or $40 concession

Modern laptop computers provided. Enrolments and payment required by Monday Aug 19th, 2018.


French Language classes > Votre prof Ginny Clark

Intermediate Class

Date: Tuesdays, 7 Week block starting July 16, 2019

Cost: $70

Time: 3.00pm-4.00pm

Beginner Class

Please enquire for start date, time and cost.

Experienced Class

Date: Tuesday evenings. Please enquire for start times.

Time: 5.30pm-6.30pm

Cost: TBA

Please enquire and book with the Centre. Beginner classes also available. 


English as a Second Language (ESL)

With John Martin

Dates and time on appointment. Please contact the centre to organise a time.

Cost: $60

John volunteers his time to assist those for whom English is their second language and want to improve their conversation and literacy skills. This is provided through one-on-one tuition to ensure individual needs are met.


Writer's Group             

When: First Thursday of every month

Time: 10.00am

Cost:$2

Passionate about writing and wanting a forum to share your work with others.  Come along and join the friendly and supportive Writer's Group.
            
Available during office hours


Chess

For learners or established players. Chess set provided.

Cost: $2

Please contact us to organise a day and time.


Adult/Secondary College Visual Art Classes

With Graphic artist/illustrator Shane Boland. Expressions of interest/enrolments being taken. Proposed evening or weekend classes to suit people in a relaxed non pressure atmosphere. Once or twice a week for up to eight weeks. Mediums in, watercolour, pen and ink. With landscape, architecture, animals, portraits, botanicals, cars, to name a few. Cost: $270 based on once a week for 8 weeks. With 10-15per class. Materials not included but need not be expensive; A3 watercolour pad, A3 sketchpad, 2b 3b pencils, basic watercolour paint and brushes, pen and ink and pen. Location: Warracknabeal Neighborhood House. Enrolments and enquires to Shane at Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone: 0428 821 569 Facebook: Shane Boland Illustrator

 

 


 

 

 
 

 

 

Conversational French

Are you planning on traveling and would like to benefit from learning French? Courtesy of Jeanie Clark, this is now possible.

Date: Wednesday's July 23rd to August 27th

 

Time: 4.00pm-5.00pm

 

Cost: $50 for 6 weeks.

 

Please book your place.